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v. 2


In committing the second volume of the Monthly Repository to the world, the Editor esteems it a. pleasing duty to return his thanks to the numerous subscribers and correspondents who have co-operated with him in promoting the cause of free inquiry and rational religion. Their liberal assistance has enabled him to place the Monthly Repository in a respectable rank amongst periodical publications; and the distinction which it has gained in the public eye, is a sure earnest of its increasing celebrity and usefulness.

That in the compass of a large octavo volume there are many inequalities is highly probable; but the Editor knows not a single paper in the Monthly Repository, which, with his professions of impartiality and of fearless love of truth, it did not become him to admit.

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